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    Quizzical Pursuit
    —The Architecture Puzzler

    Created by Dave Guadagni

    Solution to Last Week's Puzzler
    Architecture Puzzler #216

    Question

    A 16-gage (U.S. Standard) piece of stainless steel is about 1/16 inch (1.587 millimeters) thick and weighs 1.313, 2.625, or 4.594 pounds per square foot? (6.4, 12.8, or 22.4 kilograms per square meter)? Care to guess the weight per square foot or per square meter of 16-gage aluminum?

    Answer

    Sixteen-gage stainless steel weighs 2.625 pounds per square foot (12.80 kilograms per square meter). Sixteen-gage aluminum weighs 0.718 pounds per square foot (3.5 kilograms per square meter).
     


     

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    Dave Guadagni, AIA, is an architect with Robertson/Sherwood/Architects

    Quizzical Pursuit is Copyright 2004, Dave Guadagni.

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